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The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III

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A CHARLES I SILVER SWEETMEAT DISH, MAKER'S MARK W OVER M PROBABLY FOR WILLIAM MADDOX, LONDON, 1632
shallow circular form embossed with fruits and scrolls between vertical flutes, the center pricked with early initials AH above R over IF, within punch-beaded circle, shell handles
Length over handles 8 1/4 in.
21 cm.
3 oz 16 dwt
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Provenance

S.J. Shrubsole, New York, April 1997;
Vogel Collection no. 268.

Catalogue Note

This mark previously attributed to William Maundy has been re-attributed to William Maddox, free 1606, died after September 1644, by David Beasley, continued by David M. Mitchell, Silversmiths in Elizabethan and Stuart London, pp. 587-88.

William Maddox specialized in small dishes. Jackson lists four dishes with this mark from 1630-34 (Revised Jackson, 1989, p. 115). A very similar sweetmeat dish 1633 was sold London, 12 December 1974, lot 100, illustrated The Sotheby's Directory of Silver, no. 419, p. 125.

The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III

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New York